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Morning session: Innovation Ambassadors

Embassy of Sweden, Washington, D.C.

Friday, December 7, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)

Morning session: Innovation Ambassadors

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Innovation Ambassadors
- A Kids’ Innovation Panel

This event celebrates the incredible resources our children possess when it comes to creativity and inventiveness. Six teams, three from Sweden and three from the U.S., will display the work of their joint research and collaborative solutions for improving the lives of older people.

The teams will present their innovations and discuss the challenges and benefits of working cross- culturally to an audience of industry leaders, educators, scientists and decision makers.

This event is part of the theme The Way Forward for Science Education. If you would like to join the afternoon session "The Future of STEM" - A Policy Discussion, please visit the link below to register:


09:30 AM - Registration and Breakfast

10:30 AM - Innovation Ambassadors

This panel will highlight the students participating in the FIRST Lego League Challenge who have conducted joint research on improving lives of older people. The children will present their innovations, and talk about their interest in science and the process of collaborative learning.  

Welcome by H.E. Jonas Hafström, Ambassador of Sweden to the United States

Dr. Woodie Flowers, Professor Emeritus, MIT, and FIRST National Advisor
Mr. Jody Holtzman, Senior Vice President, Thought Leadership, AARP
Col. Patrick G. Forrester, Colonel US Army(ret.) and NASA Astronaut



In collaboration with: FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge.


Have questions about Morning session: Innovation Ambassadors? Contact Embassy of Sweden, Washington, D.C.

When & Where

2900 K Street N.W.
Washington, 20007

Friday, December 7, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)

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